Last Survivor of the Titanic Dies, May 31, 2009
LONDON -- Millvina Dean, the last survivor of the sinking of RMS Titanic, has died.
Dean was just over 2 months old when the Titanic -- billed as "practically unsinkable" by the publicity magazines of the period -- hit an iceberg on the night of April 14, 1912. The ship sank in less than three hours.
Dean was one of 706 people -- mostly women and children -- who survived. Her father was among the 1,517 who died.
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